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Not recommended for publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Finds himself in a difficult position, as neither of his previous papers on the same subject have been referenced by the author. As such, feels unbiased in his opinions. Finds the paper long, without making any advance.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 23 October 1899.

Reference number
RR/14/181
Earliest possible date
02 November 1899
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William James Russell

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William James Russell, Referee's report by William James Russell, on a paper 'On the action of heat on the absorption-spectra an chemical constitution of saline substances' by Walter Noel Hartley, 02 November 1899, RR/14/181, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_181/referees-report-by-william-james-russell-on-a-paper-on-the-action-of-heat-on-the-absorption-spectra-an-chemical-constitution-of-saline-substances-by-walter-noel-hartley, accessed on 15 April 2024

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